Author Archives: Chrissy Mauck

New Jackson Signature Models Are Some of the Craziest Dreams Coming True for Gus G.

Greek guitar hero Gus G. still remembers the moment his nine-year-old self was hooked by the electric guitar, courtesy of Peter Frampton’s Frampton Comes Alive. “My dad just had this vinyl collection which was mainly Greek music but when he … Continue reading

Misha Mansoor Was Blown Away By His New Pro Series Guitars

Periphery guitarist Misha Mansoor has been so enamored with this USA signature Juggernauts that he was a bit skeptical at first about rolling out his new for 2017 Pro Series models. However, the Jackson team quickly secured his confidence. “I … Continue reading

Jackson Speed Round with Machine Head’s Phil Demmel

Machine Head guitarist Phil Demmel puts his “shred” skills to the test in this latest round of Jackson Speed Round. Any bets on the one celebrity he would freak out to meet?  Or what his guilty pleasure album might be? … Continue reading

Firewind Continues to Tease New Album with Music Video and Digital Single

Gus G’s greek melodic power metal band Firewind continues to tease their upcoming Jan. 20 album, Immortals, with a new bombastic video clip and digital download for its track “Ode to Leonidas.” “As many of you have found out by … Continue reading

Watch Megadeth Perform on ‘Seth Meyers’

Metal giants Megadeth took to Late Night with Seth Meyers last week for a performance of Grammy-nominated track “Dystopia” and classic cut “Tornado of Souls.” Watch the clips below, featuring bassist David Ellefson holding down the low end on his … Continue reading

Misha Mansoor Offers Insight into the Making of Periphery’s ‘Select Difficulty’

In an exclusive video with Jackson, Periphery’s Misha Mansoor offers insight behind the making of latest album Select Difficulty, including its recording process, communication with his bandmates, injecting orchestral moments into the effort and their three-guitar attack. “Well the three … Continue reading